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The groups.conf file contains rules how to map virtual organization groups and roles to local users and groups. You need to define for every supported group of a virtual organization rules as shown below.

Note: The VOM(R)S server of the virtual organization or its ID card helps you to gather information about existing groups/ roles. For the dech virtual organization you can have a look at

Select on the left side Roles or Groups to get an overview on the implemented groups and roles.

The standard location of the groups.conf is /opt/glite/yaim/etc/groups.conf. You can find an example for the groups.conf file in the directory /opt/glite/yaim/examples/.

The format of the groups.conf is like


For our purpose create an empty file /opt/glite/yaim/etc/groups.conf and add following lines to it


Related topics: users.conf